Richmond’s Best Compounding Pharmacy

Topical Pain Medications-Buford Road Pharmacy

 

 

Have you ever been in so much pain and cannot get a good pharmacy in Richmond city? Worry no more; Buford Road Pharmacy is the best pharmacy in the city. It is a sterile and well-stocked pharmacy with trained and competent professionals. We offer different categories of pain medications, from oral pills and syrups to creams, patches, sprays, and forms. We can guarantee you an independent pharmacy near you, with expertise in offering specialized and custom medication. Buford Road Pharmacy is the pharmacy to visit.

A compounding pharmacy is considered the art and science of preparing personalized medications. At Buford Road Pharmacy, we have practitioners who combine individual ingredients. This is of exact strength and dosage for each patient.

There are three types of pain medications:

 

The Local Anesthetics

These include but not limited to Lidocaine and anesthetic used my dentist, these help to num pain for a shorter period of time

 

Pain Medications

This helps in reducing inflammation such as Diclofenac. Some contain narcotic pain relievers like Fentanyl, Aspercreme and BenGay.

 

Counter Irritants

These contain ingredients like eucalyptus or oil that irritate the nerve endings and distracting the brain from pain.

We have a number of topical pain medications, some are sprayed and other rubbed directly on the skin, muscles, and joints. We do stock a good variety with outlined pain compounds as illustrated below.

 

Salicylates

It is the same ingredient that gives aspirin its ability to relieve pain. It helps a lot when absorbed in the skin especially on the joints like fingers, knees, and elbows.

 

Counterirritants

It creates a burning and cooling sensation that distracts your mind. Ingredients like menthol, camphor and methyl salicylate (oil of evergreen).

 

Capsaicin

This ingredient is believed to be the most effective topical pain relief. It is found in chili peppers. It helps for joint pain and diabetic nerve pain. This type of cream gives a warm tingling or burning sensation. To feel pain relief, the cream needs to be used for a couple of days or weeks. At Buford Road Pharmacy, we value our patients. When you come for your prescription fills, we ensure it is available, personalized and we offer you free home delivery.

 

Best Time to Use these Medications

We believe that this can be done after our doctors have recommended it. This can also be a day or so after the injury. There is a formula that we recommend, RICE. This is Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. This is first achieved by ensuring the injured part is rested, secondly ice the injured part, for 10 to 15 minutes around one to three days. We then recommend you compress the area by wrapping with an elastic bandage. Elevate the injured part to lessen the swelling.

 

What is recommended you Avoid

We believe that this can be done after our doctors have recommended it. This can also be a day or so after the injury. There is a formula that we recommend, RICE. This is Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. This is first achieved by ensuring the injured part is rested, secondly ice the injured part, for 10 to 15 minutes for around one to three days. We then recommend you compress the area by wrapping with an elastic bandage. Elevate the injured part to lessen the swelling.

Who should Avoid Pain Medication?

It is hard to predict who will have a bad reaction to this pain medication, pregnant women, infants, children and the elderly should avoid them. People with sensitive skin, we advise that they avoid using this type of medication.

We at Buford Road Pharmacy, we guarantee you that we are just a call away. We are a compounding pharmacy with a competent team of professional and deliver on time.